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Rheumatoid arthritis may increase risk of developing COPD, research suggests
NEWS MEDICAL New research suggests that rheumatoid arthritis may increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 3 hours
Liver disease risk may be heightened by gastric acid drugs
MNT A study involving both mice and human participants suggests that common drugs used to reduce gastric acid may increase the risk of chronic liver diseases. 1 week
Research will explore biological mechanisms triggered by air pollution exposure during pregnancy
NEWS MEDICAL New research will seek to understand the biological mechanisms that are triggered by exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and lead to lower birth... 1 week
Medical News Today: Liver disease risk may be heightened by gastric acid drugs
MNT A study involving both mice and human participants suggests that common drugs used to reduce gastric acid may increase the risk of... 1 week
Rheumatoid arthritis linked to an increased risk of COPD
SCIENCE DAILY New research suggests that rheumatoid arthritis may increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 1 hour
Childhood respiratory infections linked with celiac disease
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Menopause causes metabolic changes in the brain that may increase Alzheimer's risk
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Medical News Today: Childhood respiratory infections linked with celiac disease
MNT New research concludes that respiratory infections in at-risk children may significantly increase the likelihood of developing celiac disease. 6 days
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PHYS.ORG Air pollution causes more than 500,000 premature deaths across Europe each year despite "slowly" improving air quality on the continent, the EU's environment authority said Wednesday. 1 week
Medical News Today: What is diabetic nephropathy?
MNT Diabetic nephropathy is kidney disease that occurs in people with diabetes. It can cause serious complications, including kidney failure. Learn more. 6 days
Europe Launches Satellite to Map Air Pollution in Unprecedented Detail
SPACE.COM The European Space Agency has launched the most advanced air pollution monitoring satellite ever built, to map the global distribution of dangerous air pollutants in unprecedented resolution. 6 days
Common acid reflux medications promote chronic liver disease
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Exposure to air pollution on en route to school can decrease working memory growth, study reveals
NEWS MEDICAL A study conducted by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) has revealed that air pollution... 1 week
Perinatal BPA exposure induces chronic inflammation by modulating gut bacteria
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Menopause triggers metabolic changes in brain that may promote Alzheimer's
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Traumatic experiences may raise women's heart disease risk
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Medical News Today: Traumatic experiences may raise women's heart disease risk
MNT Women who experience at least three traumatic events in a lifetime may have poorer endothelial function, which could raise the likelihood of heart disease. 1 week
Spider-web 'labyrinths' may help reduce noise pollution
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Air pollution exposure on home-to-school routes reduces the growth of working memory
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Air pollution exposure on the way to school can have harmful effects on children's cognitive development
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Medical News Today: Potassium may help to prevent heart disease
MNT Researchers have found that increasing dietary levels of potassium could help to reduce vascular calcification, which is a risk factor for heart disease. 2 weeks
Researchers find significant increase in risk factors among people with stroke
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Gestational diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
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Most patients hospitalized with acute kidney injury not receiving follow-up care, study shows
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Team uncovers link between forest fire smoke, pollution events
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Family approach can be effective strategy for managing chronic illness
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MS risk in children spotted with MRI brain scans
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Health Conditions That Increase Stroke Risk Rise Across All Ages, Races
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What soot-covered, hundred-year-old birds can tell us about saving the environment
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